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Presidents & Politics

Presidents & Politics books focus on all areas of government, and covers the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches. Includes books by and about: U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, First Ladies, U.S. Congress, the Constitution, and Democracy.

by David McCullough

Alexander Hamilton
by Ron Chernow

Alexander Hamilton, American
by Richard Brookhiser

All the President’s Men
by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward

American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
by Joseph J. Ellis

Community and the Politics of Place
by Daniel Kemmis

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
by Barack Obama

FDR’s Shadow: Louis Howe, The Force that Shaped Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt
by Julie M. Fenster

The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
by H.W. Brands

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
by Joseph J. Ellis

Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation
by Cokie Roberts

Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage
by Hazel Rowley

James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights
by Richard Labunski

Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

The Letters of John and Abigail Adams
edited by Frank Shuffelton

by David Herbert Donald

Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America
by David O. Stewart

Martha Washington: An American Life
by Patricia Brady

My Day: The Best of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Acclaimed Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962
by Eleanor Roosevelt, edited by David Emblidge

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
by Doris Kearns Goodwin

On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World
by James Srodes

Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy
by George P. Fletcher

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Washington’s Crossing
by David Hackett Fischer

Washington’s Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge
by Thomas Fleming

Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring
by Alexander Rose

With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln
by Stephen B. Oates